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May 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
process in california. you wrote a story about the governor brown's plan that includes things like switching state offices to -- what else is he planning to do? caller: those are some of the big ones right there. we are talking about a 5% cut in employee payrolls. some of the other big cuts are to the health care programs to support. reducing reimbursement rates for hospitals and nursing homes. also, cutting funding for the court system in california. so here is really spreading the pain around. host: you have a story today that says the governor is stymied by the same budget dysfunction that has plagued his predecessors in office including republican arnold schwarzenegger. darrick brown is a democrat of course. what was unexpected about the budgeting process? caller: people were very hopeful this year. of the deposition would be only around $9 billion. they thought the economy was rebounding fast enough and tax revenues would come in and a higher rate. what surprises some people with the deficit was much larger, $16 billion. for people who were talking about turning the page on ca
CSPAN
May 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
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CSPAN
May 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
and continue to remain there in the city. i moderated the debate where it took place where brown just lambasted time after time with some scurrilous comments and i gave him an opportunity to respond. he wouldn't respond. we didn't know at the time that sulliman brown was being paid by the gray campaign to behave that way and did the same thing the next night at another debate. host: you ask him that as well. you asked candidate gray at the time -- guest: i asked him, what's this all about? and he said i wish i knew. turns out maybe he didn't know it but we don't know whether he knew it or not but we do know there was something going on now that we didn't know then, that was really a conspiracy for campaign of the mayor. host: your paper already looking at 2014 and indicating that there's a possibility that washington, d.c. could have a white mayor, jack evans is one of the leading potential candidates but there's another piece this morning from robert mccartney also in "the washington post," explain or resign? will mayor gray even survive the next two years? guest: that's a good question. i don
CSPAN
May 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
or rupert murdoch. indeed, look for one moment at the number of meetings that tony blair and gordon brown had with rupert murdoch when they were prime minister! blair seven, brown 13, me four! the idea, four! the idea that there was some agreement that in return for their support we would somehow allow this merger to go through is simply not true. >> mr. speaker, the reason why it was essential for the prime minister to come to the house today is that the culture secretary is in clear breach of the code. the prime minister stands by and does nothing. he asks why this matters. because we immediate people that will stand up for the families, not the rich and powerful. host: let's go back to this story and how it has touched the royal family, british government, party leaders, business leaders and one of the wealthiest individuals in europe, rupert murdoch. guest: exactly. what started as a tabloid story has now exposed really the closeness of the top of government with rupert murdoch and his entourage really. and we've heard extraordinary stories of how david cameron, the prime minister, ro
CSPAN
May 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
" -- they are talking about khalid sheikh mohammed. in a woodbridge, va., our line for retired military. brown is to do servant? caller: are made. host: it is yvette, i'm sorry. caller: 9 -- my time was 1984- 1985. host: tell us about what you think regarding the comments made yesterday by the secretary of defense. caller: it was wonderful. it was great because we are taught uniform of code. prior to was going on a mission -- just because of what the terrorist has done does not mean we do the same thing. when we do the same thing, killing their people are taking pictures of their dead loved ones, that causes them to retaliate on us. we have loved ones that get killed. host: all right, let's move onto chicopee, mass., robert, retired military. caller: i served in the air force and started out in 1966. host: did you see any action overseas? caller: quite a bit. host: what did you think about what the secretary had to say yesterday? caller: i did not see all of it but my question to him is how do i get out of this chicken outfit? host: why do you say that? caller: s the guys who have been in combat how to
CSPAN
May 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
. brown and this kind of brings out the issue of this college tuition which i think is outrageous and it's one of the issues that's been under the radar for quite sometime. but there's warren who says the way to resolve part of the tuition problem is to have all these students volunteer for a year and if they do, they wipe away their whole tuition and i'm saying to myself, where is he going to get the money to do this? as a professor, one particular year, she made $350,000 teaching one class. i'm like, you're way overpaid. host: thanks for the call. we'll get a response. trey grayson? guest: the warren-brown race is one of the most fascinating races in the country and it's amazing every day, there's developments and there's stories in "the globe" and "the herald" and on line and the education, in particular, because miss warren is a professor at harvard university is going to play a big role in this and as well as the deficit so it's going to be exciting to watch but i think he raises, if i can kind of take it back up around 30,000 feet, some of the things we talk about earlier where the
CSPAN
May 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
you a story from "loss angeles times." jerry brown made an announcement in sacramento. california has to struggle to turn the page and a devastating economy. the governor said this means we have to go much further to make cuts far greater. again, the headline above the fold this morning. of course, calif., like most states, require a balanced budget at the end of each fiscal year. back to the question of the balding vs flip-floping. next is lauren on the phone from michigan on the republican line. caller: good morning. i think it is evil. the reason i think it has evolved is that the one of the other people are gay. host: thank you for the call. on a weekend in which many are receiving their graduate degrees crushed by college debt, massive loans hanging over graduates. there is a piece related to this in "the washington post." independent line. i believe the president is a flip-flop for on everything he said from his inauguration, whether it is closing get more, torture of suspected terrorists, and with the gay marriage. personally, i don't care pet i don't think it should be a feder
CSPAN
May 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
in that regard. host: senator patty murray and scott brown of massachusetts heard from an iraq war vet. he worked in manchester, new hampshire. he wound up leaving that job and had some criticism about the culture at large. [video clip] >>the v.a. lacks the methodology about what is needed in a facility. the head of the mental health service stated the need was quantity rather than quality. she said have contact with as many veterans as we can, even if we are not able to help them. a growing number of veterans, far more than we can h andle. as a results, veterans fell through the crack. guest: he was denigrated by his boss for being a veteran himself. he had 14 years in the navy. the postit's like office or military. there are going to be bad apples in any institution of that size. it is very much of a numbers- driven thing as we talk about quantity as opposed to quality. they do have to see a lot of people and sometimes people to get the short end of the state. mental health care is very expensive. the budget is still inadequate. next. joe is i caller: do you know anything about the v.a. disabil
CSPAN
May 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
the -- there is a weapon called the joint air to surface standoff weapon, brown 500 miles per they did not disclose the exact point. stealthy weapons that are envisioned to penetrate air defenses as the old strike or their radar acquisitions. host: we have a list of the few weapons they're spending money on. which of those are long-range still the ones? we're talking about the raytheon medium-range air-to-air missiles, lockheed joint air to surface standoff missiles. guest: the advanced medium range air-to-air, goes by amran, developed by raytheon. it's a long-range missile, a type of system that is mounted on the wing of a plane, like people have seen in the movie "top gun." it is the missile firing from the wing. the movie version is not the amran, but it is designed to hit another plane that is very far away. pilot, i am seeing the potential threat of another aircraft on my radar and i could walk on to that with my radar and send information. that missile takes a little bit to get there, but you can go on doing other things in the interim. and it will very well hit its target. host: is waiting o
CSPAN
May 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
, the new york times and other papers are looking at what is happening in california. governor jerry brown had hoped to dispense what greeted him when he took office. on monday, there he was in a familiar but uncomfortable posi. "the new york times" goes on to look at what will be happening in california and how they will deal with this. see the governor there at a press conference in sacramento on monday. marcos on our democrats line, what do you think about the new travel rules. caller: congress is not doing their jobs. the takeaway everybody's freedom, they call it before the civil war. the state's controlled everything. [unintelligible] that is what i said. thank you. host: i think if these agencies have to spend all their funds or get cut the next year has an effect on outrageous spending we see. caller: you have the right demeanor for the job you are doing. here is the issue. since obama has been president, there is a microscope on washington, d.c. because he is a black man. everybody is going to watch every little thing because he is a black man. it is good that he is the president.
CSPAN
May 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
- steagall. we should not be bailed out on the back and. that is the real message. host: scott brown is talking about this issue. she continues to be dogged about her heritage. guest: again, i think this is going to blow over. i do not think people care about this. it just doesn't matter. what matters is that people have a safe and healthy economy and that they are getting jobs and that we're making sure the money we put into bank of america and citigroup, they are using the money not to gamble wall street's' casinos but to invest in small businesses and to create job growth in this country. if you ask the average voter which you care about, the average job or who was a native american, they will talk about their jobs and the economy and an economy that works for the working class. host: charlene is a democrat. go right ahead. caller: good morning. i was thinking i feel like a greater loss of trust in banks then and our governments because after glass-steagall and the low tax rate for the uber-wealthy and the concentration of wealth and citizens united -- i do not trust the supreme c
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